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Insight: In Amenas attack brings global jihad home to Algeria

A truck passes by a road sign indicating In Amenas, about 100 km (60 miles) from the Algerian and Libyan border, where Islamist militants were holding foreigners hostage, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina

A truck passes by a road sign indicating In Amenas, about 100 km (60 miles) from the Algerian and Libyan border, where Islamist militants were holding foreigners hostage, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina

A truck passes by a road sign indicating In Amenas, about 100 km (60 miles) from the Algerian and Libyan border, where Islamist militants were holding foreigners hostage, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina
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Veteran jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar speaks in this undated still image taken from a video released by Sahara Media on January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sahara Media via Reuters TV

Veteran jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar speaks in this undated still image taken from a video released by Sahara Media on January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sahara Media via Reuters TV

Veteran jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar speaks in this undated still image taken from a video released by Sahara Media on January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sahara Media via Reuters TV
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